GUNNAR WILLE CV

 

Gunnar Wille was born in 1946. He has been working with film, theatre and television since the early seventies. He has written, designed and produced television series. Written, designed and directed animated films. Written and dramatised series for radio. He has written and illustrated books and they are read by most children in Denmark.

 

In addition to this, Gunnar Wille has written and directed theatre plays. Written and made audiobooks, all dramatised versions off his books with very sophisticated sound track.

 

Gunnar Wille has made computer animated experiment and explored fragmented narrative in computer games, TV shows and books. Has developed a large project with fragmented narratives in a variety of media.

 

From 1992 to 2016 Gunnar Wille was head of the animation department at The National Film School of Denmark. Head of DADIU, The Danish National Academy of Digital, Interactive Entertainment in 2005 to 2016 (www.dadiu.dk). Head of EUCROMA, The European Cross media Academy 2011-14.

 

Honorary office:

Member of Interactive Denmark Board of Directors. Member of the advisory board at VIA Multiplatform Storytelling and Production. Member of the advisory board of Engineering - Learning and Experience Technology at The University of Southern Denmark.

 

Former honorary office:

Chairman of the Illustrator Union, member of the board in The Danish Society of Authors and member of the board in The Danish Artist Committee. Member of Board of Directors in Cartoon, chairman of Cartoon Denmark and member of the Cartoon selection committee. Member of the board in The National Film Board of Denmark. Chairman of ” the association of friends” for “the Museum of contemporary Art” in Roskilde. Member of the board of “the Museum of contemporary Art” in Roskilde. Member of the Nordic Council of Ministers Nordic Game Programs expertgroup. Member of The Computergamezone Steering Committee. Member of The Computergamezone Educational Council. Member of the advisory board of The Animation Workshop.

 

 

 

WORKS

 

    Work in progress:

The Fragmented Connection, total experiment, started in 2001

The Boys – six books about five different boys living in Denmark between 1952 and 2013.

The ugly carpet peer – series about an aliens from the planet Prout.

Gunnar Wille talks – educational video series about movies and game production

 

    Animation (among other things): As director:

The Working Environmentalists, 1985

Bang in the head, 10 small films, 1988

AGONY, 1993

Space Wreck, 1998

Director of a film Europa.2190 for the Denver Planetarium Dome . 2004

 

    Television(among other things): As director:

Magical Mads and the big search, 1980

The Skrump from outer space, 1983

Magical Mads, 1984

The Fab family, 1985

Dr. Willes Wunderbare World  2012

 

    Radio series(among other things): As director:

The Indian War, 1977

Magical Mads, 1978, 1979 and 1980

The Skrump from the outer space, 1982

Willes crazy musik history, 1990

 

    Theatre(among other things): As director:

A giraffe called Knud, 1985

Frog's legs and bombs, 1987

Men never think about sex, 1988

The Magic Flute with music by Mozart, 1989

 

    Experiments: As director,

The Arnold Knyst Show, a multimedia show, 1976.

The Maze, sound concert in darkness, 1992

How to avoid death, sound concert in darkness 1993

3 city dance, internet-experiment with Charlie Morrow, 1998

 

    Exhibitions:

The Eternal Universe and Sofa, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, 2001 Alphabet - Graffiti Alphabet at Kulturanstalten together with Andersen Peter & Martin Frandsen (April 2017)

 

    Experimental Films:

Portrait of The foreign minister of Denmark, Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, 2002

Sofa Pieces, short films 2002

A Space In Space - Symphony for symphony orchestra, electronic and interactive animated picture flow with composer Hans Erik Phillip. 2006

 

    Educations: As creator

The Animations Director Education at The National Film School of Denmark 1992

DADIU - The National Academy of Digital, Interactive Entertainment 2005

EUCROMA - The European Cross Media Academy 2012

 

    BOOKS As illustrator and writer

1)    Parakurt   agent A 38  nr. 1 (1974)

2)    A trip to the shop (1975)

3)    Liselotte and Hugo on the building site(1975)

4)    Operation Hubert (1976)

5)    Parakurt   agent A 38  nr. 2 (1976)

6)    Magical Mads (1981)

7)    Ritas clothes (1981)

8)    Magical Mads and the red bus (1981)

9)    Magical Mads go to work (1982)

10)   The Skrump from the outer space (1982)

11)   Magical Mads and the big search (1992)

12)   Ritas Christmas (1982)

13)   The collar (by H.C.Andersen   illustrated) (1983)

14)   Magical Mads on summer holidays (1993)

15)   The Skrump goes to Snuq (1984)

16)   A giraffe called Knud (1985)

17)   The Fab family (1986)

18)   The Fab family burns down the television (1987)

19)   The Skrump and the striped cartree (1987)

20)   The Working Environmentalists (1988)

21)   The Skrump and the telepathic breadfruit (1990)

22)   Pepino and his family (1992)

23)   The inner tarantula (1997)

24)   The Angry Boy (2005)

29)   Dying - A small book about the death (2010)

30)   The Skrump from the outer space (new version 2013)

30)   The Skrump goes to Snuq (new version 2013)

31)   The Skrump - the striped cartree (new version 2013)

32)   The Skrump - the telepathic breadfruit (new version 2014)

33)   The Skrump - telepathic clothing and brain-controlled art (2014)

34)    Ritas Christmas (new version 2014)

35)   The Skrump - the doomsday machine (2015)

36)   The Scared Boy  - volume 1 in the series “The Wille Boys” (2017)

37)   The Angry Boy - volume 2 ind the series "The Wille Boys" (2017)

 

 

 

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